Peer-reviewed research papers:

Woźniak, S.B., J. Meler, and J. Stoń-Egiert. 2022. Inherent optical properties of suspended particulate matter in the southern Baltic Sea in relation to the concentration, composition and characteristics of the particle size distribution; new forms of multicomponent parameterizations of optical properties. Journal of Marine Systems, 229, 10372,

Bertò, M., D. Cappelletti, E. Barbaro, C. Varin, J-C. Gallet, K. Markowicz, A. Rozwadowska, M. Mazzola, S. Crocchianti, L. Poto, P. Laj, C. Barbante, and A. Spolaor. 2021. Variability in black carbon mass concentration in surface snow at Svalbard. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 12479–12493,

Zabłocka, M., P. Kowalczuk, J. Meler, I. Peeken, K. Dragańska-Deja, and A. Winogradow. 2020. Compositional differences of fluorescent dissolved organic matter in Arctic Ocean spring sea ice and surface waters north of Svalbard. Marine Chemistry, 227, 103893,

Meler, J., S.B. Woźniak, and J. Stoń-Egiert. 2020. Comparison of methods for indirectly estimating the phytoplankton population size structure and their preliminary modifications adapted to the specific conditions of the Baltic Sea. Journal of Marine Systems, 212, 103446,

Woźniak, S.B., and J. Meler. 2020. Modelling Water Colour Characteristics in an Optically Complex Nearshore Environment in the Baltic Sea; Quantitative Interpretation of the Forel-Ule Scale and Algorithms for the Remote Estimation of Seawater Composition. Remote Sens., 12, 2852,

Konik, M., P. Kowalczuk, M. Zabłocka, A. Makarewicz, J. Meler, A. Zdun, and M. Darecki. 2020. Empirical Relationships between Remote-Sensing Reflectance and Selected Inherent Optical Properties in Nordic Sea Surface Waters for the MODIS and OLCI Ocean Colour Sensors. Remote Sens., 12, 2774,

Woźniak, S.B., M. Darecki, and S. Sagan. 2019. Empirical Formulas for Estimating Backscattering and Absorption Coefficients in Complex Waters from Remote-Sensing Reflectance Spectra and Examples of Their Application. Sensors, 19, 4043,

Kowalczuk, P., S. Sagan, A. Makarewicz, J. Meler, K. Borzycka, M. Zabłocka, A. Zdun, M. Konik, M. Darecki, M.A. Granskog, and A.K. Pavlov. 2019. Bio‐optical properties of surface waters in the Atlantic Water inflow region off Spitsbergen (Arctic Ocean). Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 124, 1964– 1987,

Pavlov, A.K., E. Leu, D. Hanelt, I. Bartsch, U. Karsten, S.R. Hudson, J.C. Gallet, F. Cottier, J.H. Cohen, J. Berge, G. Johnsen, M. Maturilli, P. Kowalczuk, S. Sagan, J. Meler, and M.A. Granskog. 2019. The underwater light climate in Kongsfjorden and its ecological implications. In: H. Hop, C. Wiencke (eds), The ecosystem of Kongsfjorden, Svalbard. Advances in Polar Ecology 2, Springer,

Meler, J., S.B. Woźniak, J. Stoń-Egiert, and B. Woźniak. 2018. Parameterization of phytoplankton spectral absorption coefficients in the Baltic Sea: general, monthly and two-component variants of approximation formulas, Ocean Science, 14, 1523-1545,

Lisok, J., A. Rozwadowska, J.G. Pedersen, K.M. Markowicz, C. Ritter, J.W. Kaminski, J. Struzewska, M. Mazzola, R. Udisti, S. Becagli, and I. Gorecka, 2018. Radiative impact of an extreme Arctic biomass-burning event, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 8829-8848,

Woźniak, S.B., S. Sagan, M. Zabłocka, J. Stoń-Egiert, and K. Borzycka, 2018. Light scattering and backscattering by particles suspended in the Baltic Sea in relation to the mass concentration of particles and the proportions of their organic and inorganic fractions, Journal of Marine Systems, 182, 79-96,

Cisek, M., T. Petelski, T. Zieliński, P. Makuch, P. Pakszys, A. Rozwadowska, and P. Markuszewski. 2017. Aerosol Optical Depth variations due to local breeze circulation in Kongsfjorden, Spitsbergen, Oceanologia, 59, 422-430,

Markuszewski, P., A. Rozwadowska, M. Cisek, P. Makuch, and T. Petelski. 2017. Aerosol physical properties in Spitsbergen's fjords: Hornsund and Kongsfjorden during AREX campaigns in 2014 and 2015. Oceanologia, 59, 460-472,

Kowalczuk, P., J. Meler, H.M. Kauko, A.K. Pavlov, M. Zabłocka, I. Peeken, C. Dybwad, G. Castellani, and M.A. Granskog, 2017. Bio-optical properties of Arctic drift ice and surface waters north of Svalbard from winter to spring. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 122, 4634–4660, doi:10.1002/2016JC012589.

Meler, J., M. Ostrowska, D. Ficek, and A. Zdun, 2017. Light absorption by phytoplankton in the southern Baltic and Pomeranian lakes: mathematical expressions for remote sensing applications. Oceanologia, 59(3), 195-212, doi:10.1016/j.oceano.2017.03.010.

Rozwadowska, A. and I. Górecka, 2017. Impact of reflecting land surface on radiation environment over Hornsund, Spitsbergen – a model study for cloudless skies. Polish Polar Research, 38(2), 149–174, doi:10.1515/popore-2017-0008.

Meler, J., M. Ostrowska, J. Stoń-Egiert and M. Zabłocka, 2017. Seasonal and spatial variability of light absorption by suspended particles in the southern Baltic: A mathematical description. Journal of Marine Systems, 170, 68–87, doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2016.10.011.

Markowicz K.M., M.T. Chilinski, J. Lisok, O. Zawadzka, I.S. Stachlewska, L. Janicka, A. Rozwadowska, P. Makuch, P. Pakszys, T. Zielinski, T. Petelski, M. Posyniak, A. Pietruczuk, A. Szkop and D.L. Westphal, 2016. Study of aerosol optical properties during long-range transport of biomass burning from Canada to Central Europe in July 2013, Journal of Aerosol Science, 101, 156–173, doi:10.1016/j.jaerosci.2016.08.006.

Ritter C., R. Neuber, A. Schulz, K.M. Markowicz, I.S. Stachlewska, J. Lisok, P. Makuch, P. Pakszys, P. Markuszewski, A. Rozwadowska, T. Petelski, T. Zielinski, S. Becagli, R. Traversi, R. Udisti and M. Gausa, 2016. 2014 iAREA campaign on aerosol in Spitsbergen – Part 2: Optical properties from Raman-lidar and in-situ observations at Ny-Ålesund, Atmospheric Environment, 141, 1–19, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.05.053.

Meler, J., P. Kowalczuk , M. Ostrowska, D. Ficek, M. Zabłocka, and A. Zdun, 2016. Parameterization of the light absorption properties of chromophoric dissolved organic matter in the Baltic Sea and Pomeranian lakes, Ocean Science, 12, 1013-1032, doi:10.5194/os-12-1013-2016.

Zdun, A., A. Rozwadowska and S. Kratzer, 2016. The impact of air mass advection on aerosol optical properties over Gotland (Baltic Sea), Atmospheric Research, 182, 142-155, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2016.07.022.

Meler, J., M. Ostrowska and J. Stoń-Egiert, 2016. Seasonal and spatial variability of phytoplankton and non-algal absorption in the surface layer of the Baltic, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 180, 123–135, doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2016.06.012.

Lisok, J., K.M. Markowicz, C. Ritter, P. Makuch, T. Petelski, M. Chilinski, J.W. Kaminski, S. Becagli, R. Traversi, R. Udisti, A. Rozwadowska, M. Jefimow, P. Markuszewski, R. Neuber, P. Pakszys, I.S. Stachlewska, J. Struzewska and T. Zielinski, 2016. 2014 iAREA campaign on aerosol in Spitsbergen – Part 1: Study of physical and chemical properties, Atmospheric Environment, 140, 150–166, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.05.051.

Woźniak, S.B., M. Darecki, M. Zabłocka, D. Burska and J. Dera, 2016. New simple statistical formulas for estimating surface concentrations of suspended particulate matter (SPM) and particulate organic carbon (POC) from remote-sensing reflectance in the southern Baltic Sea, Oceanologia, 58(3), 161-175, doi:10.1016/j.oceano.2016.03.002.

Zawadzka O., P. Makuch, K.M. Markowicz, T. Zieliński, T. Petelski, V. Ulevicius, A. Strzałkowska, A. Rozwadowska and D. Gutowska, 2014. Studies of Aerosol Optical Depth with the Use of Microtops II Sun Photometers and MODIS Detectors in Coastal Areas of the Baltic Sea, Acta Geophysica, 62(2), pp. 400-422, doi: 10.2478/s11600-013-0182-5.

Petelski  T., P. Markuszewski, P. Makuch, A. Jankowski and A. Rozwadowska, 2014. Studies of vertical coarse aerosol fluxes in the boundary layer over the Baltic Sea, Oceanologia, 56(4), 697-710, doi:10.5697/oc.56-4.697.

Röttgers, R., C. Dupouy, B.B. Taylor, A. Bracher and S.B. Woźniak, 2014. Mass-specific light absorption coefficients of natural aquatic particles in the near-infrared spectral region, Limnology and Oceanography, 59(5), 1449-1460, doi:10.4319/lo.2014.59.5.1449.

Woźniak, S.B., 2014. Simple statistical formulas for estimating biogeochemical properties of suspended particulate matter in the southern Baltic Sea potentially useful for optical remote sensing applications, Oceanologia, 56(1), 7-39, doi:10.5697/oc.56-1.007.

Röttgers, R., D. McKee and S.B. Woźniak, 2013. Evaluation of scatter corrections for ac-9 absorption measurements in coastal waters, Methods in Oceanography, 7, 21-39,

Kusmierczyk-Michulec, J., G. Tedeschi, A.M.J. Van Eijk and J. Piazzola, 2013. Influence of atmospheric parameters on vertical profiles and horizontal transport of aerosols generated in the surf zone, Atmospheric Environment, 77, 664-673, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.05.060.

Rozwadowska, A. and I. Górecka, 2012. The impact of a non-uniform land surface on the radiation environment over an Arctic fjord - a study with a 3D radiative transfer model for stratus clouds over the Hornsund fjord, Spitsbergen, Oceanologia, 54(4),  509-543, doi:10.5697/oc.54-4.509.

Ficek, D., J. Meler, T. Zapadka, B. Woźniak and  J. Dera, 2012.  Inherent optical properties and remote sensing reflectance of Pomeranian lakes (Poland), Oceanologia, 54(4), 611-630, doi:10.5697/oc.54-4.611.

Ficek, D., J. Meler, T. Zapadka and J. Stoń-Egiert, 2012. Modelling the Light Absorption Coefficients of Phytoplankton in Pomeranian Lakes (Northern Poland), Fundamental and Applied Hydrophysics, 5(4), 54-63.

van Eijk, A.M.J., J.T. Kusmierczyk-Michulec, M.J. Francius, G. Tedeschi, J. Piazzola, D.L. Merritt and J.D. Fontana, 2011. Sea-spray aerosol particles generated in the surf zone, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, D19210, doi:10.1029/2011JD015602.

Woźniak, S.B., J. Meler, B. Lednicka, A. Zdun and J. Stoń-Egiert, 2011. Inherent optical properties of suspended particulate matter in the southern Baltic Sea, Oceanologia, 53(3), 691–729, doi:10.5697/oc.53-3.691.

Zdun, A., A. Rozwadowska and S. Kratzer, 2011. Seasonal variability in the optical properties of Baltic aerosols, Oceanologia, 53(1), 7-34.

Rozwadowska, A. and P. Sobolewki, 2010. Variability in aerosol optical properties at Hornsund, Spitsbergen, Oceanologia, 52(4), 599-620.

Woźniak, S.B., D. Stramski, M. Stramska, R.A. Reynolds, V.M. Wright, E.Y. Miksic, M. Cichocka and A.M. Cieplak, 2010. Optical variability of seawater in relation to particle concentration, composition, and size distribution in the nearshore marine environment at Imperial Beach, California, Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 115, C08027, doi:10.1029/2009JC005554.

Reynolds, R.A., D. Stramski, V.M. Wright and S.B. Woźniak, 2010. Measurements and characterization of particle size distributions in coastal waters, Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 115, C08024, doi:10.1029/2009JC005930.

Rozwadowska, A., T. Zieliński, T. Petelski and P. Sobolewski, 2010, Cluster analysis of the impact of air back-trajectories on aerosol optical properties at Hornsund, Spitsbergen, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 877–893

Rozwadowska, A., T. Petelski and T. Zieliński , 2008. Pomiary aerozolowe w Hornsundzie w trakcie XXIX Wyprawy Polarnej PAN, Problemy Klimatologii Polarnej, 18, 161-170.

Styszyńska, A. and A. Rozwadowska, 2008. Zlodzenie Hornsundu i jego przedpola w sezonie zimowym 2006/2007, Problemy Klimatologii Polarnej, 18, 141-160.

Darecki, M., D. Ficek, A. Krężel, M. Ostrowska, R. Majchrowski, S.B. Woźniak, K. Bradtke, J. Dera and B. Woźniak, 2008. Algorithms for the remote sensing of the Baltic ecosystem (DESAMBEM). Part 2: Empirical validation, Oceanologia, 50(4), 509-538.

Woźniak, B., A. Krężel, M. Darecki, S.B. Woźniak, R. Majchrowski, M. Ostrowska, Ł. Kozłowski, D. Ficek, J. Olszewski and J. Dera, 2008. Algorithm for the remote sensing of the Baltic ecosystem (DESAMBEM). Part 1: Mathematical apparatus, Oceanologia, 50(4), 451-508.

Stramska, M., D. Stramski, M. Cichocka, A. Cieplak and S.B. Woźniak, 2008. Effects of atmospheric particles from Southern California on the optical properties of seawater, Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 113(C8),C08037, doi:10.1029/2007JC004407.

Majchrowski, R., J. Stoń-Egiert, M. Ostrowska, B. Woźniak, D. Ficek, B. Lednicka and J. Dera, 2007. Remote sensing of vertical phytoplankton pigment distributions in the Baltic: new mathematical expressions. Part 2: Accessory pigment distribution, Oceanologia, 49(4), 491-511.

Woźniak, B., R. Majchrowski, M. Ostrowska, D. Ficek, J. Kunicka and J. Dera, 2007. Remote sensing of vertical phytoplankton pigment distributions in the Baltic: new mathematical expressions. Part 3: Nonphotosynthetic pigment absorption factor, Oceanologia, 49(4), 513-526.

Rozwadowska, A., 2007. Influence of aerosol vertical profile variability on retrievals of aerosol optical thickness from NOAA AVHRR measurements in the Baltic region, Oceanologia, 49 (2), 165-184.

Stramski, D., M. Babin and S.B. Woźniak, 2007. Variations in the optical properties of terrigenous mineral-rich particulate matter suspended in seawater, Limnology and Oceanography,  52(6), 2418-2433.

Freda, W., T. Król, O.V. Martynov, E.B. Shybanov and R. Hapter, 2007. Measurements of Scattering Function of sea water in Southern Baltic, European Physical Journal - Special Topics, 144, 147 – 154.

Woźniak, B., S.B. Woźniak, K. Tyszka, M. Ostrowska, D. Ficek, R. Majchrowski and J. Dera, 2006.  Modelling the light absorption properties of particulate matter forming organic particles suspended in seawater. Part 3. Practical applications,  Oceanologia, 48(4), 479-507.

Woźniak, B., S.B. Woźniak, K. Tyszka, M. Ostrowska, R. Majchrowski, D. Ficek and J. Dera, 2005. Modelling the light absorption properties of particulate matter forming organic particles suspended in seawater. Part 2. Modelling results, Oceanologia, 47(4), 621-662.

Woźniak, B., S.B. Woźniak, K. Tyszka and J. Dera, 2005. Modelling the light absorption properties of particulate matter forming organic particles suspended in seawater. Part 1. Model description, classification of organic particles, and example spectra of the light absorption coefficient and the imaginary part of the refractive index of particulate matter for phytoplankton cells and phytoplankton-like particles, Oceanologia, 47(2), 129-164.

Stramski, D. and S.B. Woźniak, 2005. On the role of colloidal particles in light scattering in the ocean, Limnology and Oceanography, 50(5), 1581-1591.

Kuśmierczyk-Michulec, J. and G. de Leeuw, 2005. Aerosol optical thickness retrieval over land and water using GOME data, J. Geophys. Res., (special issue, “Global Aerosol System”), 110, doi:10.1029/2004JD004780.

Woźniak, S.B. and D. Stramski, 2004. Modeling the optical properties of mineral particles suspended in seawater and their influences on ocean reflectance and chlorophyll estimation from remote sensing algorithms, Applied Optics, 43(17), 3489-3503.

Stramski, D., S.B. Woźniak and P. Flatau, 2004. Optical properties of Asian mineral dust suspended in seawater, Limnology and Oceanography, 49(3), 749-755.

Rozwadowska, A., 2004. Uncertainty in stratiform cloud optical thickness inferred from pyranometer measurements at the sea surface, Oceanologia, 46(2), 155-174.

Rozwadowska, A., 2004. Optical thickness of stratiform clouds over the Baltic inferred from on-board irradiance measurements, Atmospheric Research, (special issue “Clouds and Radiation”), 72 (1-4), 129-147, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2004.03.012.

Woźniak, B., A. Rozwadowska, S. Kaczmarek, S.B. Woźniak and M. Ostrowska, 2003. Seasonal variability of the solar radiation flux and its utilization in the Southern Baltic, ICES Cooperative Research Reports, 257, 280-286.

Otremba, Z., J. Piskozub and T. Król, 2003. Modeling of the reflectance of sea areas polluted with oil emulsion, Fresenius Eivironmental Biulletin, 12( 9), 1109-1113.

Stramska, M., D. Stramski, R. Hapter, S. Kaczmarek, and J. Ston. 2003. Bio-optical relationships and ocean color algorithms for the north polar region of the Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research, 108(C5), 3143, doi:10.1029/2001JC001195.

Piechura, J., R. Osiński, T. Petelski and S.B. Woźniak, 2002. Heat and salt fluxes in the West Spitsbergen Current area in summer, Oceanologia, 44(3), 307-321.

Rozwadowska, A., R. F. Cahalan, 2002. Plane-parallel biases computed from inhomogeneous Arctic clouds and sea ice, J. Geophys. Res., 107(D19), 4387, doi:10.1029/2002JD002092.

Kuśmierczyk-Michulec, J., G. de Leeuw G. and C. Robles Gonzalez, 2002. Empirical relationships between aerosol mass concentrations and Angstrom parameter, Geophys. Res. Letters, 29(7), 49,1-49,4.

Otremba, Z. and T. Król, 2002. Light attenuation parameters of polydisperse oil-in-water emulsion. Optica Applicata, XXXI( 3), 600-609.

Otremba, Z. and T. Król, 2002. Modeling of the crude oil suspension impact on inherent optical parameters of coastal seawater, Polish Journal of Environmental Studies, 11(4), 407-411.

Zapadka, T., S.B. Woźniak and B. Woźniak, 2001. A simple formula for the net long-wave radiation flux in the southern Baltic Sea, Oceanologia, 43(3), 265-277.

Kuśmierczyk-Michulec, J., M. Schulz, S. Ruellan, O. Krüger, E. Plate, R. Marks, G. de Leeuw and H. Cachier, 2001. Aerosol composition and related optical properties in the marine boundary layer over the Baltic Sea, J. Aerosol Sci., 32(8), 933-955.

Zapadka, T. and S.B. Woźniak, 2000. Preliminary comparison between various models of longwave radiation budget of the sea and experimental data for the Baltic Sea, Oceanologia, 42(3), 359-369.

Artemyev, V.A., V.I. Burenkov, S.B. Woźniak, A.V. Grigoryev, M. Darecki, A. Demidov, O.V. Kopelevich, O.N. Frantsuzov and A.N. Khrapko, 2000. Sub-satellite measurements of ocean color: field studies in the Black and Aegean Seas, Oceanology, 40(2), 177-182.

Kuśmierczyk-Michulec, J. and R. Marks, 2000. The influence of sea-salt aerosols on the atmospheric extinction over the Baltic and the North seas, J. Aerosol Sci., 31(11), 1299-1316.

Isemer, H.-J. and A. Rozwadowska, 1999. Solar radiation fluxes at the surface of the Baltic Proper. Part 2. Uncertainties and comparison to simple bulk parametrisations. Oceanologia, 41(2), 147-185.

Kuśmierczyk-Michulec, J. and A. Rozwadowska, 1999. Seasonal changes of the aerosol optical thickness for the atmosphere over the Baltic Sea - preliminary results, Oceanologia, 41(2), 127-145.

Rozwadowska, A., 1999. Uncertainty in estimating mean solar fluxes at the Baltic surface from irregular ship-borne meteorological observations, Oceanologia, 41(1), 25-50.

Kuśmierczyk-Michulec, J., O. Krueger and R. Marks, 1999. Aerosol influence on the sea-viewing wide-field-of-view sensor bands: Extinction measurements in a marine summer atmosphere over the Baltic Sea, J. Geophys. Res., 104(D12), 14293-14307.

Rozwadowska, A. and H.-J. Isemer, 1998. Solar radiation fluxes at the surface of the Baltic Proper. Part 1. Mean annual cycle and influencing factors, Oceanologia, 40(4), 307-330.

Rozwadowska, A. and J. Kuśmierczyk-Michulec , 1998. Finding of the aerosol optical thickness over the Baltic Sea - comparison of two methods, Oceanologia, 40(3), 165-182.

Witkowski, K., T. Król, A. Zieliński and E. Kuteń, 1998. A light-scattering matrix for unicellular marine phytoplankton, Limnol. and Oceanography, 43( 5), 859-869.

Król, T., 1998. Rozpraszanie światła przez fitoplankton, Rozprawy i Monografie IO-PAN 9/1998, 148 pp.

Woźniak, S.B., 1997. Mathematical spectral model of solar irradiance reflectance and transmittance by the wind-ruffled sea surface. Part 2: Modelling results and application, Oceanologia, 39(1), 17-34.

Kuśmierczyk-Michulec, J. and R. Marks, 1997. Modelling of the aerosol size distribution over the Baltic Sea, Oceanologica Acta, 20(6), 881-884.

Kuśmierczyk-Michulec, J., R. Marks and K. Kruczalak, 1997. Modelling of the aerosol size distribution and the aerosol optical properties over the Baltic Sea, Oceanologia 39(1), 3-16.

Woźniak, S.B., 1996. Mathematical spectral model of solar irradiance reflectance and transmittance by the wind ruffled sea surface. Part 1: Physical problem and mathematical apparatus, Oceanologia, 38(4), 447-467.

Woźniak, S.B., 1996. Sea surface slope distribution and foam coverage as functions of the mean height of wind waves, Oceanologia, 38(3), 317-332.

Rozwadowska, A., 1996. Influence of clouds on the broadband spectral irradiance at the Baltic surface, Oceanologia, 38 (3), 297-315.

Kuśmierczyk-Michulec, J. and M. Darecki, 1996. The aerosol optical thickness over the Baltic Sea. Oceanologia, 38(4), 423-435.

Kuśmierczyk-Michulec, J., 1996. The standard CZCS algorithm: found to be inappropriate for the atmosphere over the Baltic Sea, Oceanologia, 38(4), 437-445.